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AIDS / Research / Drug Abusers #325584

CBS Evening News for Thursday, Feb 16, 1989
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(Studio: Dan Rather) Scientists reported drawing structure of an enzyme that AIDS virus needs to spread its infection; details given. Report introduced.

(NYC: Harold Dow) Rate of AIDS infection among intravenous drug abusers reported decrease in NYC. [Narcotic and Drug Research, Incorporated spokesperson Sam. FRIEDMAN - comments on situation.] Article from "Journal of the American Med. Association" quoted on screen. [Narcotic and Drug Research, Incorporated spokesperson Don DES JARLAIS - comments on spread of AIDS.] More drug abusers noted cleaning their needles with bleach. [Association for Drug Abuse, Prevention and Treatment spokesperson Yolanda SERRANO - disagrees with report in JAMA.] CDC (Centers for Disease Control) study results quoted with regard to spread of AIDS among drug abusers.

Rather, Dan;
Dow, Harold

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